Nixon Successfully Defends Client

Faith Nixon of Carr Allison’s Mobile (AL) office successfully defended her client in a federal court jury trial in Mobile (AL).  The case involved students at a local college. One night at a fraternity party, a verbal altercation began between the soccer team members and the golf team members.  The golf team members, being out numbered 3 to 8, started leaving the party but were followed by the soccer team. Ms. Nixon’s client, a member of the golf team, then turned around and struck the closest soccer player to him, the Plaintiff.  The Plaintiff was knocked out immediately and fell to the concrete.  He suffered a fractured skull and brain bleed.  He testified at trial that due to his injuries he had to withdraw from the college and return to Greece (his home country) which deprived him of his dream to become a doctor, he could never play soccer again due to the head injury and he still today has issues including chronic migraine headaches. Plaintiff requested approximately $775,000 in damages (compensatory and punitive).  The jury returned a verdict for $1.00 in compensatory damages and $20,000 in punitive damages.

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Carr Allison Celebrates 25 Years!

Twenty-five years ago, on February 14, 1997, nine attorneys and a handful of staff established the now regional civil defense firm known as Carr Allison.   We celebrate this anniversary with the 250 individuals who actively make up the Carr Allison family today.  Along with six of the founding lawyers still […]

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Hallford Accepted Into The FDCC

Carr Allison shareholder Pamela Hallford of our Dothan (AL) office has been accepted into the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC). The FDCC is a professional trade association of premier defense and corporate counsel that is dedicated to lead the profession by advancing the principles of integrity, professionalism, fair […]

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Hallford Selected to Serve on USLAW Future Leaders Group

Carr Allison shareholder Pamela Hallford of our Dothan (AL) office has been selected to serve on the USLAW Future Leaders Group. She will be serving as the Educational Coordinator. Congratulations!

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